[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index][Author Index][Search Archives]
RE: Tanning hides...
That's a very period recipie, generally used for thinner hides, such as goat
and sheep. It should work excellently for a deer hide. :) FYI, thicker
hides, from cows and such, were tanned with tannin leached from oak bark.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Jen Thies [SMTP:firstname.lastname@example.org]
> Sent: Wednesday, October 21, 1998 9:10 AM
> To: Petrus of Steinen
> Cc: email@example.com
> Subject: Re: Tanning hides...
> Poster: Jen Thies <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> We actually did a hide tanning experiment at Snaulf and Shrew's place a
> years ago with bunnies. While mine was a total loss, Baron Liam's goat
> turned out quite nicely. Shrew had some recipe involving alum,
> salt and oats (?I think) to cure the hide after we had used the salt to
> off the inside membranes. It was a great learning experience, but a lot
> work. If you would like I can give you their contact info privately. I
> imagine Shrew could explain it quite easily over the phone or in person,
> not over email (since she doesn't have such.) Baron Liam could also do a
> better job explaining the whole process than I could. If you want some
> on experience, they would be good gentles to talk to.
> In Service,
> Genevieve d'Aquitaine
> Petrus of Steinen wrote:
> > Poster: Petrus of Steinen <email@example.com>
> > Greetings everyone!
> > Yes, it's getting to be hunting season again, and me and my (sadly
> "You have to leave room in life to dream."
> -Buffy Sainte-Marie
> List Archives, FAQ, FTP: http://merryrose.atlantia.sca.org/
> Submissions: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Admin. requests: email@example.com
List Archives, FAQ, FTP: http://merryrose.atlantia.sca.org/
Admin. requests: firstname.lastname@example.org